Genetic counseling provides risk assessment information that can’t affect your insurance rates. In fact, insurance companies are now required to cover the cost of genetic testing under the Affordable Care Act.
Find information on personalized patient care based on genes and tailored medical plans to delay and prevent disease from our Center for Personalized Healthcare.
Healthcare spending in America is out of control. These three approaches can make the country's people and bank balances healthier.
When it comes to your health, who you are and where you come from matter. When you gather your family health history, include your ancestry and ethnicity.
The best family health history is built right into an electronic health record. You gather it at home — or wherever you like — and your doctor can access it anywhere.
Find out what the hot field of epigenetics can tell us about bad habits and the way cancer grows and spreads.
The FDA issued a boxed warning for codeine prescribed to children after tonsillectomy or adenoidectomy. It’s the perfect example of how genetics matter when prescribing medication.
How much do you know about this emerging approach, which focuses on your individual traits and needs? Find out — and get the facts — with this quiz.
Knowledge is power — when it is delivered in the right way. The goal of genetic testing and counseling is to prepare patients, not create “patients in waiting.”
Alzheimer's disease takes its toll on families, both patients and their caregivers. Many people want to know, “If it happened to someone in my family, can it happen to me, too?”
Thanksgiving Day is National Family Health History Day, so it’s a great time to collect or update information when your family gathers. Use this infographic to get started.